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Microsoft Launches Cybersecurity Skilling Programme in India, to Train Over 1 Lakh Learners by 2022

Microsoft on Tuesday launched a cybersecurity skilling programme that aims to skill over one lakh learners by 2022 as part of efforts to address the skills gap and empower India’s workforce for a career in digital security. The programme is designed to give learners hands-on experience in the fundamentals of security, compliance, and identity, a […]

Amazon Web Services Outage Hits Major Websites, Streaming Apps Including Netflix, Disney+

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services on Tuesday, temporarily knocking out streaming platforms Netflix and Disney+, Robinhood, a wide range of apps and Amazon’s e-commerce website as consumers shopped ahead of Christmas. “Many services have already recovered, however we are working towards full recovery across services,” Amazon said on its status dashboard. Amazon’s Ring […]

Microsoft’s $16-Billion Nuance Deal Faces Deeper Probe by EU Antitrust Regulator

 EU’s antitrust regulator is taking a deeper look into Microsoft’s $16-billion (roughly Rs. 1,20,525 crore) deal for transcription technology company Nuance Communications, asking customers and competitors to draw up a list of concerns, according to a questionnaire from last month. The previously unreported outreach is the most extensive by an antitrust authority since the companies […]

Weddingz.in on How It Built Its Venue Listings During Pandemic

Weddingz.in, an online wedding venue discovery and booking platform in India, is finally regaining its foothold after being massively hit by the pandemic. During these unprecedented times, the platform focused on developing its technology stack, accelerated digital venue onboarding, and shifted its efforts to urge venues to follow COVID protocols in order to revive the […]

Wedidngz.in on How It Built Its Venue Listings During Pandemic

Weddingz.in, an online wedding venue discovery and booking platform in India, is finally regaining its foothold after being massively hit by the pandemic. During these unprecedented times, the platform focused on developing its technology stack, accelerated digital venue onboarding, and shifted its efforts to urge venues to follow COVID protocols in order to revive the […]

Alibaba Overhauls E-Commerce Businesses, Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Alibaba said on Monday it was reorganising its international and domestic e-commerce businesses and would appoint a new chief financial officer. The changes come as Alibaba faces headwinds on multiple fronts, including increased competition, a slowing economy, and a regulatory crackdown. Alibaba said it would form two new units to house its main e-commerce businesses […]

‘Face With Tears of Joy’, ‘Red Heart’ Most Used Emojis of 2021: Unicode Consortium

Unicode Consortium, the not-for-profit organisation responsible for digitising the world’s languages, has released data about the most frequently used emoji of 2021. ‘Face with tears of joy’ emoji comes first in the ranking, followed by ‘red heart’. The third sport is taken up by ‘rolling on the floor laughing’, followed by ‘thumbs up’, and the […]

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